Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 19 14
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 81 155 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 8.12% 11.70% 13.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.91% 44.93% 49.42%
Number of salaries quoted 74 91 148
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £24,099 £24,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,875 £72,500 £55,250
South West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -4.76% +20.00%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 198 345 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 19.86% 26.04% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 174 252 291
Somerset median annual salary £37,745 £38,250 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% +0.66% +11.76%
10th Percentile £24,219 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £50,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.84% +4.49%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Somerset.

Salary trend for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -23 42 £37,500 -33.33% 7
Taunton +16 12 £37,000 -3.90% 3
Bridgwater -5 5 £25,161 -32.90% 2
Wells - 4 £50,000 - 1
Portishead -6 3 £27,000 -40.00% 1
Yeovil - 3 £57,500 -
Axbridge - 2 £52,500 -
Street -9 1 £60,000 +135.29%
Clevedon - 1 £50,000 -
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Degree.

1 36 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (30.86%) Software Engineering
4 20 (24.69%) OO
5 19 (23.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 17 (20.99%) C++
7 17 (20.99%) Mathematics
8 16 (19.75%) Scrum
9 15 (18.52%) jQuery
10 14 (17.28%) C#
10 14 (17.28%) Self-Motivation
11 13 (16.05%) SDLC
11 13 (16.05%) HTML
11 13 (16.05%) SQL
11 13 (16.05%) .NET
12 12 (14.81%) ITIL
13 11 (13.58%) Service Delivery
13 11 (13.58%) Automotive
14 10 (12.35%) MVC
14 10 (12.35%) Service Management
14 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET
14 10 (12.35%) Web Services
14 10 (12.35%) Linux
14 10 (12.35%) NHS
14 10 (12.35%) TDD
14 10 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
15 9 (11.11%) AngularJS

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.17%) ArcGIS
2 3 (3.70%) CMS
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.70%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.23%) nginx
3 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (1.23%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) DHCP
1 1 (1.23%) SSH
1 1 (1.23%) SSL
1 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) GIS
2 6 (7.41%) MySQL
2 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.70%) Big Data
3 3 (3.70%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.23%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.23%) MS Access
5 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 9 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.17%) JSUnit
2 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.70%) Bugzilla
4 3 (3.70%) Subversion
4 3 (3.70%) Trac
5 2 (2.47%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.23%) JIRA
6 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.23%) Toad
General
1 11 (13.58%) Automotive
2 6 (7.41%) Electronics
2 6 (7.41%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Games
3 4 (4.94%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.94%) Marketing
4 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Military
5 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) Developer
2 13 (16.05%) Software Engineer
3 9 (11.11%) Graduate
3 9 (11.11%) Mac Specialist
3 9 (11.11%) Mobile Specialist
4 7 (8.64%) Lecturer
4 7 (8.64%) Software Developer
5 6 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Graduate Software Developer
6 5 (6.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.70%) GIS Developer
8 3 (3.70%) HTML Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Product Manager
8 3 (3.70%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.52%) jQuery
2 13 (16.05%) .NET
2 13 (16.05%) HTML
3 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET
3 10 (12.35%) Web Services
4 9 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 9 (11.11%) HTML5
4 9 (11.11%) RESTful
5 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (8.64%) CSS
7 5 (6.17%) ADO.NET
7 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (6.17%) Code First Entity Framework
7 5 (6.17%) Entity Framework
7 5 (6.17%) LAMP
8 4 (4.94%) REST
9 3 (3.70%) CSS3
9 3 (3.70%) Node.js
9 3 (3.70%) React
9 3 (3.70%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 36 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.28%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (12.35%) NHS
4 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.17%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (3.70%) Social Media
6 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.23%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.23%) PlayStation
7 1 (1.23%) Robotics
7 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Linux
2 5 (6.17%) Unix
3 3 (3.70%) Android
3 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.70%) Windows
3 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.86%) Software Engineering
3 20 (24.69%) OO
4 17 (20.99%) Mathematics
5 16 (19.75%) Scrum
6 13 (16.05%) SDLC
7 12 (14.81%) ITIL
8 11 (13.58%) Service Delivery
9 10 (12.35%) MVC
9 10 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (12.35%) Service Management
9 10 (12.35%) TDD
10 9 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
10 9 (11.11%) ITSM
10 9 (11.11%) OOP
10 9 (11.11%) Web Development
11 8 (9.88%) CRM
11 8 (9.88%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (8.64%) Test Automation
12 7 (8.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 17 (20.99%) C++
3 14 (17.28%) C#
4 13 (16.05%) SQL
5 7 (8.64%) Java
6 4 (4.94%) PHP
6 4 (4.94%) Python
7 2 (2.47%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.47%) C
7 2 (2.47%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.47%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.47%) R
7 2 (2.47%) VBScript
8 1 (1.23%) Ada
8 1 (1.23%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.23%) Go
8 1 (1.23%) Perl
8 1 (1.23%) Scala
8 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (23.46%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.47%) CCNA
2 2 (2.47%) CIPD
2 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.47%) Master's Degree
2 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) HND
3 1 (1.23%) MCP
3 1 (1.23%) MCSE
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.23%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.23%) GDPR
2 1 (1.23%) HL7
2 1 (1.23%) MISRA
2 1 (1.23%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.23%) PMO
2 1 (1.23%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Docker
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) Firmware
2 1 (1.23%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.23%) KVM
2 1 (1.23%) Snort
2 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Ansible
2 1 (1.23%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.23%) Rancher
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) Apple
2 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.17%) Syncsort
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle
5 2 (2.47%) Google
5 2 (2.47%) IBM
5 2 (2.47%) SAP
5 2 (2.47%) VMware
6 1 (1.23%) Adobe
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco
6 1 (1.23%) EMC
6 1 (1.23%) Facebook
6 1 (1.23%) Tableau
6 1 (1.23%) Trillium